By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, some of the most well-known philosophers of paintings at the present time, offers a brand new number of essays, following on from his 4 earlier collections, Music, artwork and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), Contemplating Art (2006), and Musical Concerns (2015).

Aesthetic Pursuits particularly enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical Concerns, by way of amassing fresh essays now not involved in track, yet as an alternative targeting literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the sentiments. The essays in Aesthetic Pursuits, that are wide-ranging, will allure strongly to aestheticians, artwork fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays by way of Levinson, within which the writer severely engages with awesome modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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